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The facts behind Ted Cruz's attacks on Marco Rubio's immigration record

cnn.com — Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are locked in a tense contest for the Republican nomination and Cruz has taken aim at his rival on immigration. Jake Tapper checks the claims as part of a partnership with FactCheck.org.
Feb 05, 2016

The facts behind Ted Cruz's attacks on Marco Rubio's immigration record cnn.it/1nRq8xM @CNNPolitics

John McCain on Ted Cruz claim: 'It's an outright lie'

cnn.com — "Let me give you an amazing statistic," Cruz told a packed house at the Gateway Hotel in Ames, Iowa. "Do you know if you define as a Reaganite anyone who supported Ronald Reagan in the 1980 primary, do you know that the Republican Party has never once nominated a Reaganite to be president since 1984?
Jan 30, 2016

Cruz says the GOP hasn't nominated an early Reagan supporter since 1984. McCain says "It's an outright lie" cnn.com/2016/01/30/pol…

Jan 30, 2016

RT @jaketapper: Cruz says the GOP hasn't nominated an early Reagan supporter since 1984. McCain says "It's an outright lie" cnn.com/2016/01/30/pol…

Jan 30, 2016

Another day, another fight between Cruz & a fellow senator: McCain on Cruz claim: 'An outright lie' @CNNPolitics cnn.it/1JQ5lEh

Jan 30, 2016

McCain on @tedcruz's claim that no GOP nominee since '84 backed Reagan in the '80 primary: "It's an outright lie." cnn.it/1JQ5lEh

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Donald Trump's sons go hunting in Iowa

cnn.com — Iowans are pretty serious about hunting and so too are some of the Trumps. The sons of the Republican presidential frontrunner, Donald Trump, Jr. and his younger brother, Eric, are in Iowa for the the caucus, but they managed to squeeze in some pheasant hunting while they were here, and they invited me and a few other reporters to join them.
Jan 29, 2016

RT @moody: Donald Trump's son on Teddy Roosevelt: "Another brash New Yorker. Perhaps we're the reboot of that." cnn.com/2016/01/29/pol…

Jan 29, 2016

RT @moody: Donald Trump's son on Teddy Roosevelt: "Another brash New Yorker. Perhaps we're the reboot of that." cnn.com/2016/01/29/pol…

Fact Checking Donald Trump on Iran and Chelsea Clinton on Health Care

cnn.com — A look at two statements that don't don't quite mesh with the facts. One from Republican front-runner Donald Trump and another from Hillary Clinton's daughter, Chelsea. As part of a partnership with FactCheck.org, each week Jake Tapper looks at different claims from the campaign trail and how well they hold up under scrutiny.

Source: Sarah Palin to endorse Donald Trump

cnn.com — Trump had been promising a "major announcement with special guest" later Tuesday, though he wouldn't say whether the support would come from the tea party favorite. He stoked speculation with an invite sent around late Monday, but offered no clues who it will be.
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War of words - Salon.com

salon.com — In the end, the resolution of the spy plane standoff hinged on semantics - the use of language that would politically appease both Americans and Chinese, and keep from bruising either a sensitive superpower with a new president, or a rising Asian nation long attuned to slights to its pride and dignity.
Jan 17, 2016

Any Obama-Iran-sailors comparison with GWBush-China-pilot "apology"? salon.com/2001/04/12/chi… #Obama #Iran #Bush

State of the Union fact check

cnn.com — FROM FACTCHECK.ORG: President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address came up short of the facts on several topics: He embellished his record on jobs, citing "more than 14 million new jobs," without mentioning that's only private sector jobs and only since the job losses hit bottom in February 2010.

Wounded Army vet defying odds, 2 years after being honored at SOTU

cnn.com — He was the recipient of a long and thunderous standing ovation from the nation's most powerful officials, including his commander in chief. Sgt. First Class Cory Remsburg, a wounded warrior sitting with the first lady, was the center of attention for a key and moving moment of the 2014 State of the Union address.
Jan 12, 2016

Wounded Army vet defying odds, 2 years after being honored at SOTU - tune in to #TheLead for more! cnn.com/2016/01/12/pol…

Jan 13, 2016

Remember Wounded Warrior Cory Remsburg from SOTU two years ago? We caught up with him to see how he's doing -- cnn.com/2016/01/12/pol…

Jan 13, 2016

RT @jaketapper: thank you @NoBarriersUSA for the work you do with Wounded Warriors including Cory Remsburg cnn.com/2016/01/12/pol…

Fact checking Barack Obama, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio on guns

cnn.com — FROM FACTCHECK.ORG: Politicians have offered confusing and conflicting information on guns in the wake of the San Bernardino shootings and President Obama's announced plans for tighter gun controls: * Jeb Bush said Obama's plan would take away the rights of someone "selling a gun out of their collection, a one-off gun" by requiring that person to perform background checks.

Community Spotlight: Rust hopes to bring youths closer to God - : Rensselaer Republican

newsbug.info — The most important things to Steven Rust are faith, family and love. Growing up In Lowell, Rust has lived in Rensselaer for seven years now. After graduating from Purdue West Lafayette in civil and land surveying engineering, he felt a call to come to Rensselaer and has remained since then.
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Feb 05, 2016

RT @BenSasse: Carly is one of the best story-tellers @GOP has Only one poll has mattered so far—& she got delegates She shld be on the #G…

Feb 05, 2016

RT @oliverdarcy: .@BobbyJindal on @marcorubio: “He can unify the party. He can win this election in November."

Feb 05, 2016

@_milessmith thanks for coming out on such a cold day. And congrats on the championship!!!


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